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Senior Concept Artist

Activision Publishing Inc.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Job Title: Senior Concept Artist

Requisition ID: R010481

Job Description:

Toys for Bob is a tight knit team of kind and friendly developers who enjoy
collaborating to make games that inspire joy for millions of players. We have a wide range of experience developing for many different game genres, styles, audiences, tools, and platforms for AAA franchises, like Crash Bandicoot, Call of Duty,
Overwatch, Spyro, Skylanders, Tony Hawk, just to name a few. As a concept artist
you will have a strong voice in developing the visual direction of the project.

We are an Activision/Blizzard game studio that's part of Fortune's "100 Best
Companies to Work For." We are located in Novato, California, in a former Air Force
hangar, that's been converted into a colorful, dog-friendly paradise, just 20 minutes
north of the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge. If you love games, are great at what you do, are kind and don't take yourself too seriously, we'd love for you to be a part of our growing team. Join us!

Your Mission

- Work closely with the Concept Art Lead, Art Director, and the art and design staff
establishing and maintaining visual solutions that enhance gameplay and support
the project's art direction and narrative.
- Create concepts for all stages of production. This may include: loose sketches,
high level paintings, gameplay paint-overs, and marketing assets.
- Produce environment, prop, and character designs.
- Turn around quick ideation sketches.
- Create both photo-realistic and stylized concepts as dictated by the project.
- Learn and play the game, making sure concept designs are informed and well-
- Research subject matter relating to objectives to ensure an authentic experience.

Player Profile

- A strong foundation in traditional art, color theory, composition, perspective,

anatomy, and lighting.

- Expertise in Photoshop.

- Must be self motivated and eager to work in a team environment.

- Dedication to advancing your craft, and eager to learn new techniques and


- Understand the concept art pipeline from the ideation stage to the final rendered


- Understand the limitations of the game development pipeline.

- Excellent communication skills with multiple departments and different

personalities, attention to detail, proactive in resolving problems.

- Ability to take direction and feedback from the team as well as contributing your

own ideas.

- 3+ years of experience creating high-quality 2D art, concepts, with at least 1

shipped AAA PC or console title.

- Knowledge of 3d applications like Blender, Maya, Zbrush, Sketch-up is a plus!

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty , World of Warcraft , Overwatch , Diablo , Candy Crush and Bubble Witch . Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for 'Every World' - we've got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Posted: 2021-11-12 Expires: 2021-12-11
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